The French are responsible for some cool and quirky cars – Peugeot, Renault and Citroen make up the bulk of cars on the road but, mixed with these is an interesting collection of other brands clogging the Rues and Boulevards. Here are a few that caught my eye.

Citroen 2CV – these cars pitch and roll so much that it is said you can tell their owners by their grazed elbows

Weird amphibious convertible on a Paris river barge

Practical Plastic Citroen

Minute Ute

American extravagance in Paris

American muscle in Paris

British practicality in Paris

1960’s weirdness

Ancient  German engineering reborn

Tiny garbage truck at Versailles

Primitive 2CV

If you own a small white van in Paris and don’t have a garage, graffiti seems inevitable…